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Definition of Delinquent

Delinquent

  1. Failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty.
  2. One who fails or neglects to perform his duty; an offender or transgressor; one who commits a fault or a crime; a culprit.

Delinquent Quotations

One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
Philip Wylie

In reality the world is as full of bad mothers as it is of bad fathers, and it is not the motherless children who become delinquent but the fatherless ones.
Louis de Bernieres

All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent.
Tennessee Williams

One of my best friends, Mike, had a kid. Just seeing him go through it all was inspiring. It would be so nice to care about someone more than yourself. And Mike is a total delinquent, so if he can do it, I figure I can, too.
Conor Oberst

I was, without exaggeration, a delinquent teenager.
Clara Hughes
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Delinquent Translations

delinquent in Swedish is brottslighet
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